Masher is acclaimed author, illustrator and arts-and-crafts guru Fifi Colston’s warm and funny novel about animal companions, imaginary friends, perceived enemies, and finding your happy place.
No dogs or papier-mache were harmed in the making of this book.
Adele from WhatBookNext ~ A fun middle grade book including crafts from New Zealand’s Queen of Crafts – Fifi Colston. But Masher isn’t just about crafts. The family dynamics within m/c Freddie’s family are laugh out loud funny, and the neighbourhood dynamics messy. Freddie’s new friend enables opportunities to make human friends and also get to know his neighbours better. Is Masher real, or is he just what Freddie needs right now? Illustrations by this award winning illustrator/author are lightly sprinkled through the book adding more fun to the story. An entertaining and highly relatable read for middle grade / tween readers with an extra section at the rear of the book showing readers how to make their own Papier-mâché puppet.
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